AmeriCorps Go! Team Member

Job Type

Full Time


Details: A bi-weekly stipend is paid in addition to an education award at the end of your year of service.



Start Date:



12120 Bridgeton Square
United States


Go! Team Members support Boys Hope Girls Hope's efforts to reach young people, ages 10-18 who have barriers to school success and college matriculation. Barriers can include poverty and other conditions such as absence of parents due to death, incarceration or abandonment, abuse or neglect, neighborhood violence, substance abuse in the home, homelessness, domestic violence and other risk factors for dropping out as defined by the National Center for Dropout Prevention. AmeriCorps members' efforts will ensure that volunteers and the community are engaged in the important work of moving children in their communities from poverty to self-sufficiency.

Working in coordination with BHGH staff, the Go! Team Member will wor kas a team at an assigned project site, and focus their efforts on ensuring BHGH Scholars are accruing the skills, confidence and aspirations necessary to achieve college enrollment. Activities will focus on academic preparation, college counseling, co-curricular learning and the development of ongoing opportunities for scholars to better understand cultural diversity through service-learning projects. Additional resources will include boosting parental involvement in scholar activities, and educating and encouraging community collaboration.

Members specialize in one of 5 areas that include: Community Resource Coordination, Literacy Tutoring and Academic Coordination and College/Career Exploration

Benefits for full-time members include an annual living stipend of $12,530 (paid every other week over the year of service), training, health insurance, loan forbearance on qualifying student loans and an education award of $5,645 upon successful completion of service. Housing, transportation and relocation costs are not provided.

The work schedule will vary depending upon the availability and scheduling of volunteer training, recruitment and support activities, and may include evenings and weekends. Occasional travel locally and within the United States on behalf of the affiliate or for training will be required.


Training, health insurance, loan forbearance on qualifying student loans and an education award of $5,645 upon successful completion of service

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Qualified candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on our website.  Vsit our web site, Select the city where you wish to work from the drop-down box and then select the position you wish to apply for.

Contact Michelle Shanker for more information: or 877-878-4673, ext. 105.